Mathematics

Associate of Science Degree with Designation

Recommended basic skills standards are

An understanding of mathematics is necessary for the study of many disciplines such as psychology, business, biology, computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and statistics. Students should consult with advisors to ensure that they study the proper curriculum for their respective discipline.

Students may follow the degree with designation in Mathematics or transfer guide in Mathematics to a particular four-year college/university. Consult your Faculty Advisor to assist you in determining the best pathway for you.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

OR

 

 

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

or

 

 

HIS 265

Writing About History: CO3

(3)

Mathematics

Five (5) credit hours

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

5

Arts and Humanities

Nine (9) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

  • GT - Two GT Pathways Arts and Humanities courses (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4)

History

Three (3) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

  • GT - One GT Pathways History course (HI1)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

  • GT - Two GT Pathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses (SS1, SS2, SS3)

Natural and Physical Sciences

Ten (10) credit hours

PHY 211

Physics: Calculus-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 212

Physics: Calculus-Based II w/Lab: SC1

5

Additional Required Courses

Sixteen-seventeen (16-17) credit hours

Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving four-year institution, they will be applied to the Bachelor’s degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

MAT 202

Calculus II: MA1

5

MAT 203

Calculus III: MA1

4

or

 

 

MAT 204

Calculus III with Engineering Applications: MA1

(5)

CSC 160

Computer Science I: (Language)

4

CSU-Ft Collins requires a different computer science course than the community college course. Students should seek advising at CSU-Ft Collins for information on the appropriate computer science course to take.

Electives

Four-five (4-5) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list.

Total Credit Hours

60

Additional information available on the Mathematics Department website at www.ppcc.edu/degrees-certificates/math.